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Entered April 23, 1903 at Pickens, M. (., as second cl~ps matter, upder act qf Congress of March 8, 1879.
Happenings of Local and PersonalI
-The Texas Socialists have nomi
nated a woman for congress.
-Send us the news from your see
tion and help us make a good paper.
?-A school of medicine in Atlanta
ins placed at Governor Heyward's
disposal two-soholarships.
-The attendance of students at
Uonverse College, Spartanburg, is
stated to be unusually large.
-The State Fair at Columbia this
year is from October 22d to the 27th.
Pickens county should have a good
--Col. John M. Patrick, of Au der
son, has been elected to a professor
ship in the Sonthwestern College of
-The Bailey Furniture Manufat.
turing Company at Union hae made
an assignment for the benefit of its
-Thoms Dixon's play, The Clans
man, has had to eonneel its southern
dates on account of the race troubles
in the South.
-The First Baptist tuurch of Dar
lington is soon to commence the
erection of a new house of worship
to cost $25,000.
-The people of Seneca are in a
hot fight with -the telephone compa
ny and 'may take the franchise over
and run the exchange.
-According to the Lexington Dis
patch, twin eggs abound in that town
one having been sent to the editor
by the daughter of the mayor.
-Pedigree is worth something
when it comes to a race horse or a
Jersey cow, but the world knows too
much these days for a man to boast
of his long line of ancestors.
7.-The citizons of Anderson have
raised by popular subscription the
4 uam of $15,864 35 for the purpose of
establiabing a hospital in thaL enter
priing city.
--We want all of our correspond.
ents to write us a letter each week;
we have room for it now and can
handle all of them that get to us by
Wodnesdays of each week.
--The superintendent of education
of Spartanburg county will, in hit
forticoming annual report, state thal
for the year past there was an enroll.
mont of 17,486 pupils in the schooli
of that county.
-When we get systematised o
the changes we are mak ing on thii
paper we will put out one of the best
neeatesAt and1 newsiest country week.
lies publ ishied anywhere -one t ha
you will be proud to subscribe to an
pay in advance for.
-Walter Everett Middlebrooks
oged ten months, son of Mr. an<
4Mr's. R1. L. Middlebrooks, was drown
ed in a tub of water at the residene
* of Mrs. Merrill on Brawloy street ii
Spartanburg, about 8 o'clock Sotur
day eveninga
--There-are 10,648 telephone line
in use in South Carolina. Picken
county should have mere lines and
+better servi-ie. Our rural relation
should be in closer touch with th
townis and a rural telephone systeni
would do this and be a money make
for the promoters.
-Good roads are the cheape:
roads. The annual expense growin
out of the wear and tear to vehicle
and the delay and sometimes failur
4 in marketing crops would make
sum sufficient in a few years to bul
and keep in order thbe most expensii
system of improved high ways.
Rev. R. C.' Lir'on, a minister of til
Presbyterian Church, residing in A
derson county, diedl on the 26th ul
leaving a widow, two daughters at
six sons. He was a graduate of Ei
kine College and of the Columl
Theolonical Seminary. Lateri
served Roberts and Good Hope ohr
ches In Anderson "county for abo
twenty-flve years.
-The Pickens Graded school
progres i nelv the attendande I
ing such that five are employed, al
a sixth teach#er will be need if tl
attendance increases much. There
no. better school, nor a better toi
to school your children in, tihan bei
Put your children in school here
you want thema to have unexcell
educational advantages. Mrs J.
Cureton, and others, will take boai
mr scholars at reasonable rates.
humor Has It 'lit Pleke.e Line Will ID
Xxtended From hasley.
Anderson, Oct. G.-There is an
other interesting railroad rumc
afloat, and if the things that ar
being whispered around ore tru
there way be something doing fo.
Andersqn beiorea great while.
The rumor is that the Pioken
railroad, which runs from Easle;
to Pickens court house, has re
cently changed ownership-or rath
er that the bonds of the road hav
passed into now hands-and tha
the new-comers are seriousl;
thinking of extending the roai
from Easley to Anderson.
The pe->ple between Eagley an'
this city are very anxious to secur
a railroad and inaugurated a move
ment looking to that end last sun,
mer. Their first intention was t
build a trolley road, and they o:
fered to furnish the rights of wa
and subscribe liberally to the stoc
of the company to build it.
Just what is back of the tal
that is now floating arounid is ni
fully known here, but some peop
who have been interested in ti
Easley-Anderson road from its is
ception seen very hopeful the
something is about to happen.
A meeting of some of those intel
ested was hetd at Piercetown tb
week, and it is said that anoth(
meeting will Le held in this cit
next Thursday afternoon.'
The bonds of the Pickens roa
it is said, are now owned by Bo
ton capitalists, and it is said thc
have intimated that they wou
consider favorably a propositic
to furnish more money for the pu
pose of extending the road if
favorable proposition is made
them. The local people are no
moving with a view to getting su(
a proposition in shape.
The road from Eauley to Ande
son would open up one of the fine
sections of the country in the Stal
would benefit the cities of Ande
son and Easley in many ways, at
there is every reason to belie
that It would pay handsomely, fr<
the amount of freight and passe
ger pusines that it would receiv
A Certain Cure for Croup Used for '
Years Without a Failure.
Mr. W. C. Bott, a Star City, Ind, he
ware merchant, is enthusiastio in I
praise of Olhnmberlain's Cough Remet
is children have all been subject
oroup and lie has used this remedy :
the paet ton years, and though tli
much feared the croup, his wife and
aliways felt safe upon retiring when
bottle of Chamberlain's Congih Reme
was in the house. His oldest child v
subjecot to severe aittacks of croup, I
this remedy never failed to effect
speedy cure. He has recommen ded
to friends and neighbors and all a
have used it say that it is unequalled
croup and ivhooping cough. For s
by Piokens Drug Co.
You will have to wait twel
-bours to got into the shop, but y
will be paid for the waiting wl
a you do get in. And while you i
a sitting on your stool, leaning w
i your back against the Pickens Dh
s Co's. store, aating your lunch, a
a will see a tall woman in the al
trying on the all-orimson hat w
r the poppies and trumpet-vine fk
ers on it. It is iMris. Pod Ruggli
And you groan inwardly and
6> yourself: "There is that Engg
woman buying the very hat I wa
Dog-gono her, why didn't she a
a down at Pea Ridge?'' And ti
you see Miss IHughes fitting thei
e Marie-Louise-blue hat with
ragged robins and the ipomeas
it, upon the head of Miss Bi
e Blluebumper, and you shriek t
'say to yourself: "That horrid lo
ing Bluebumper girl, the idea
id her buying that hat that I wo
~Imyself buy if I enuld only get i
the shop." And theni you see N
ae Hughe~s turn to Mrs. Amarint
Berethenia Jariey and hicld up
fore her that heavenly pale g
hat with the silver sheen uponi
iand covered all over witi ci
'apple blosmoms. You cani actu
asmell the crab-apple blosso
." And you weep and gnash 3
Steeth, and toy: "That frightful
- al ligator-hided Jarley woman.
If she bnys thac hat I -am lost."
ed Mr. Wayne Mauldin has to o
.out of the side-door and give
Mr. James Oraig will rutn out and
open his arms for you to faint in.
And all the other waiting women
around you will weep and wring
their hands and shriek, and say,
e "Oh Lord, Miss Tirzah will sell
i every pattern-hat and every* thing
i else before we can get in." But it
is 4 o'clock p. m., and at last you
may cross the threshhold. And
' then you find everything you want.
r Miss Hughes knows her patrons
- and the numbers of them, and she
- never allows horself to slight any
of them. This fall more than ever
t Miss Hughes' millinery stock is
i large and beautiful-exceptionally
beautiful, we mnean what we say
-exceptionally beautiful.
Construe President's Statement to Mean
That Intervention Will Last For a
Long Time. Insuring Peace to the
y -
k Havana, Oct. 11.-President
Roosevelt's reported statement
k yesterday to Nichols Rivero, editor
>t of Diario de La Marino, that the
le "means taken by the United States
19 to prevent disorder in Cuba must
. always be determined by existing
t conditions and with reference to
our solemn obligations to the peo
. ple of Cuba," is causing consider
[s able gratification here.
r This, it il pointed out, is not be.
y cause the words attributed to the
President indicate any defiite
, change in the intentions, but be
cause he did not say anything
ty about the early restoration of the
Ld sovereignty of the republic of Cuba
in The opinion is now general in
r. Havana that the early restoration
a of Cuba's sovereignty is utterly
to impracticable. The closest friends
w of Palina and the most prominent
3h insurgent leaders agree on this
r- One case of yellow fever was re
st ported at Santa Clara today.
e, Havana, Oct. 12.-The disarma
r. ment commissioners In Santiago
id report that all the insurgents in
ie that province have been diebanded
m with the exception of one baud,
n. which is in an inaccessible region
3. near Rayamo.
Governor Taft has ordered the
an cruiser Des Moines to embark the
commissioners at Santiago and to
i land them at Manzanilla whence
,y. they will be able to reach the in.
.o surgent's camp.
Georgetown, Oct. 9. -Two very
as serious accidents have happened mn
nt Georgetown and vicinity within
it the last few days..
o Young GAraton McFarlan, ald
al of thirteen years, whose home is at
Murrell's Inilet, sustained very
serious injuries by having a horst
'run with himi into a barbed wir<
ye fence, scratchiing and mutilating
on one of his legs in a terrible way.
enHe was sent from his homno fo:
rthe mail and in some unaccounita
ire ble way the horsedsida u
gspeed into this fence, bristlini
3u with sharp points. It is probabli
that his injuries would have provei
thP fatal had he not drawn himself u~
on the horse's back at the mnomen
the fence was reached.
y As Boon as possible young Mo
ye F'arlan was brought to Georgetowr
ut. where he was placed in the Oit;
say Intirmary, where it was founi
Len necessary to remove the foot jui
du. above the ankle. Had medical at
he tenition heen delayed a short whil
on longer, his injuries would probabi
Ila have resulted fatally.
nd The second decoident haeppeniei
Dk- early on Saturday evening to Mr
of Isaac Levanthal; a lineman of th
dGeorgetown Electric Company.
ito Noting some defect in the wii
lies ing of the system. he had the cui
hia rent turned off wiath the under
be- standinig that it was not to be pu
ray on again until lhe should advise ii
it, ,While he was at work on th
'ab. wires, through some misunder
standIng, the current was turne
*on and Mr. Levanthal was serioui
our ly burned. The muscle of the leI
old arm was burned into the bone, an
If his left thigh was also burnedi
And a horrible manner.
oine --H. A. Icheby has just received
you oar load of Rioxanne and Obellk
Vair Weather Puts People In Brighter
Spirits- Iuslten Activity.
E aeley, Oct. 6.-With the clear
weather this morning business
seemed to take on a little new life.
There is more stir in town today
than on any day this fall. A good
deal of cotton is being ginned and
sold today. The Easley Oil Mill
Co, installed six now gins this.fall,
but have ginned only about three
hundred bales up to this time,
The merchants are busy arranging
their fall goods. To give some
idea of the business done in Easlet
there were twenty solid car loads
of goods for Easlvy merchants one
day last week. Very few changes
have been made in the corpR of
clerks this fall. Mr. Sirrine Hig.
gins is with Pickens Bro. now.
'The first regular meeting of the
Philosophian Literary Society was
held yesterday. The first program
was well carried out and would
have been a credit to a college so.
ciety. All took hold with real
enthusiasm and it promises to be-.
come a great addition to the school.
The subject of Miss Queen John.
son's inaugural address was "The
Value of a High Ideal." Miss May
Putnam read a very good essay on
"Glances at Life.,' The enrollment
has already reached fifty and there
will doubtless be others to join.
The familiar sound of the ''Pick
ens Doodle" is still hushed, It is
greatly missed here, as it makes
two trips daily and has a good
long wait each time. It is expected
that the trestle will be in condie.
tion to cross over this afternoon.
Easley can boast of her secret
orders. Large and well organized
K. of P., Masonic and Woodmain
orders are hero. ' The members
take an exceptionally great 'in.
terest in them.
Misses Ellie and Queen Johnson
entertained a number of friends at
the residonee of Mr. W. A. Hamil
ton, on Friday night. During the
evening many entertaining games
were played, after which delight
ful ices were served.
Misses Mary Hamilton and
Jessie Boggs are visiting Miss Lila
Folger, at Central.
Misses Aurie-Shanklin, of Eas
ley, and Helen Bogge, of Piokens,
attended the dance given at Clem.
son last niglt.
Miss Mamnie Norris is spending
today with relatives in Spartan
Mviss A nnie Kirksey, of Pickens,
left yesterday for Atlanta, where
she will study pharmacy. It is a
little rare for a young lady to take
this course.
Dr. R. F. Smith and son, Floyd,
and Mr. Gwyn Hlumbert, wore
among those wvho wvont to Green
ville yesterday.
Mr. H. J."Hlaynesworth and Mr
.A. G. Furman, of Greenville, art
in Iusley today on business.
,Mr. John Jamison has returned
Sfrom the western markets where hii
purchased a lot of mules ani
Shorses. A car load .of twenty-eigh
Swas unloaded this morning.
State Constable P. P. McDaniel
assisted by Constables Charles
McKi nney and Goldsmith, soizeid
about forty gallons of grape wiru
from Mr. Peter Nalley at Pickmns,
t ville and placed the same in th4
depot at this place to be shipped t<
the State dispensary. Mr. Nalley
ap Mpears to have been laboring
under the imipression that it wai
not a violation of the lawv to make
Easley, S. C., Oct. .12.-Mrs
0Eliza Miles, of Greenvilo, was or
a visit to relatives hore last week.
J. W. Ellison, wvife and childreni
visited in Seneca last week.
Several of our fair young ladies,
accompanied by sonm frm
Pickons, attended a dance at
Oloestn one night last week.
Miuss Mario Folgor, of Pickens.
who had b~een on a visit to rela
ives in Greenville, stopped ovoe
SSunday in Easley.
F. G . O'D)oll, of Oak wood, Ga.
is visiting his brother. townsmar
. Perrin O'Deoll.
a Mr. and Mrs. P. [L. Johnson hav4
k their daughters, Mrs. E. 0. Merriti
and Mr-s. T. B MnMahnn and ltt4
eon, Tom Ed, of Atlanta, Ga.,1
visiting them.
W. P. Pickens, of Pondleton, has
bought J. B' Ellison's house and
ten acres of land in the east end of
town; the consideration was $6,500.
He will move to it.
Special Da3 to be Set Aside at James
town Exposition in Honor of the
Inventor of the Steamboat.
Norfolk, Va., Oct. 10.-Believ
ing that it is especially appropriato
that the name of Robert Fulton
should be honored at the James
town Ter-Oenitennial Exposition to
be held at Hampton Roads near
Norfolk in 1907, the authorities of
that great celebration have decided
to Set aside a day to be known as
Robert Fulton Day. The New
York state commissioners have ap
pointed Hugh Gordon Miller, now
of New York, but formerly of this
state, a representative to arrange
with the authorities for the special
honors which will be paid to the
memory of Robert Fulton at the
Exposition. He will appoint such
committees as may be necessary.
A movement is now on foot in
New York city to have a gigantic
monument erected in some part of
tho city commemmorating Fulton's
name. It is proposed to build this
memorial at a cost of more than
$600,000. It will serve not only
as a monument to the man who in
taoduced steam navigation but also
a s a tomb. Cornelius Vanderbilt
is the president and Mark Twain
the first vice-president of the asso
ciation which has been organized
to erect the monument.
Those at the head of the move.
mnuet desire to raise the money
necessary to erect the monument
by public subscription anid are
making vigorous efforts to popu
larise the movement. The official
name of the organization is the
Fulton Monument Association and
it has its headquarters in Park
Row, New York. A number of
designis-bave been submitted to the
association for its approval. The
one which has so far secured most
approval from the committee was
submitted by the sculptor, Leopold
Bracony, and shows on its base in
bass relief the industries that have
developed through the help of
steam navigation. It further syni
bolizes tl manner in which the
s teamboat has brough t togethem
the tour corners of the earth. Thi
monumnent is surmounted by
statute of Robert Fulton contem
plating a model of his first steam
boat, the Clermont-~ It is prOooe
to mount the statute ou a hollov
shaft, Inside of which will be:
winding stair.
Among the famous porsons asse
cinated in the project to honor Ful]
ton are the following pooph: Joh
Jacob Astor, Andrew Carnegu
Joseph H . Choate. M elvillo Ji
Stone, George J. Gould, Frederic
Gallatin, Governor Frank W. Hig
gins, Levi P. Morton, Bisho
David H. Greer, Mayor George 13
McClellan, General Frederick D
G rant and Nicholas Murray But
ler. It is expected that the set
ting aside of a special daiy in hono
of Fulton at the Jamestown Expo
sition will give quite an impetus t<
the project for (rceting a morn
me t.
The lover of tobacco will find al
tho Jamestown Exposition the
finest and most elaborate exhibil
of his favorite weed ever attempt,
ed. Tobacco from plant to mouti
will be shown in every phase of iti
preparation, together with machin
cry and methods usedl in its mnn
facture into smoking and plug
cigars and cigarettes.
The grounds of the Jamestow:
Exposition front two and one-hal:
miles on Hampton Roads arnd on
mite of this frontage will be one o
the finest bathing beaches on thi
Atlantic coast. Sea bathing wil
ho one of the real delighmts of th
exposition visitor, nothing is moir
ref reshing.
The gates of the Jamestown Es
position wil'. be closedi on Sundaj
aity to visit the surrounding re
iorts and other side trip attractions
*t the big show.
The parade ground at the James
town Exposition will be the largest
in the world. In
Among the War Path attractions ,
at the Jamestown Exposition will w
be an historically correct repro.
duction of the original settlement to
at Jamestown as it was three bun..
dred years ago. I
W- ed
Spot cotton................ ............. 9g a
see.d.......... .... ... ...............65 ci
al1........... ................... .. ..1.35 o
111 -- - -.... ........... ...... -.... .. 35 it
Country Produce. ge
le 1 ............... .... .. ...............25 to 30
Clilkens ............ ........ ..........18 to 25 to
uitter... ............. ........ ......... ..... 1 r ll
Enggs .. ... ...... ............. ... . .......... 15 th
Pell,. ...... ..................80c to $1.00 T1
,rlsih 1'otatoe .................... ..........5 1.00
Swelet PotatoCH........0 .... to 60
Itu1H................ ... ...... .............15
l1ov to Cure a Cold, It
The question of how to eure a oold p
without unucesHary loss of time is one a
in which we aire all mnre or less inter.
ested, for tho quiekor a cold is gotten tj
rid of the loss the danger of pneumonia a
and other serious dieases. Mr. B. W. t]
L. Hall. of Waverly, Vi., has used b
Ubiamberlain's Cough Remedy for years a
aind says: "I firnly beliove Chamber- f,
laiu's Cough temedy to he absolutely (I
the best proparatiou on the market for 13
colds I have rocomiientled it to my n
friends and they all agree with me." For
sale by PickeNs Drug Co.
-Rev. B. Holder will not be at v
his appointment at Antioch on Satur "
day betbre the second Saturday in Oc.
tober, but will be there on the second
How the Table May Do suitably and
Chenyly Deoorated.
Richness and fulluess are the key
notes of the Thanksgiving feeling. To
express this feeling at the Thanksgiv
Ing diiier nothing io better than a
cornucopia or horn of fruitfulness and
abundance, always used by the Greeks
and lomans as tte symbl of plenty.
it siould be overliowing with fruits I
and flowers, which overflow upon the j
table. It may be made of wire at a I
florist's for a dollar and covered with j
vines or leaves or tissue paper, says i
the Chicago Tribune, or It may be 9
covered with nougat or white candy I
and in that case would be filled with I
candy fruit, candy oranges and grapes. I
marrows and other nuts.
A pumpkin in the middle of the ta
ble is another favorite centerpiece and
can look most attractive if scooped and
filled with all the fruits of the season,
well combinod as to color, the grapes
drooping gracefully over the sides and
a few lying on the tablo. Gold and
red and brown chrysanthemums are
handsome in a pumpkin.
If the dinner be given at night the
candle shades may be homemade out
of ordinary paper and trimmed with
flowers and vines, or they may be
made of wail paper and trimmed with
a gilt band. If neither candles nor
table lamps are possible, either bring
the chandelier down over the table so
that Its softly shaded light may be
evenly distributed or hang a lamp in
Sthe same way from the toiling.
A table may be decorated with chrys
anthemunis, and in the center may be
the ship Mayflower. The cards may
.bear sketches of Puritan maidens or
pilgrim fathers or colonial scones.
IThe mnenul may be a faint remninis
', conco of the first Thanksgiving meal,
which 1a said( to have included oysters,
turkey, succotash and game.
How to Carve a Turkey.
To' carve n turkey a thin, sharp blad
ed knife anda a piatter of sumfcient uIzeo
*to hld the fowl and its dia4jointed I ur
-tions aire neicessatry to e-~ xil the,~ crv
. or to wvork with1 net aess aud de'tr .
says, the Denv1erI~ul:ican. ( ena ;
ly the hiead i t the C"~.-- 't aLs
tile wings andi leMss a :c,.. e ea.~siy dii
joiuted wi-th a stroke~ from tihe left to
the right. If the comIpanIy be0 smnail
and the bird 0one of good size, carve
Ifrom one sid10 only. 'Tho other side
may h~e reserved for slicing cold. Tihe
first move of tihe carver is to insert the
fork astrido tihe breastbone at the
point, plunginlg it deep enough to se
cure a firmz hold. Then remove the
drumstick with one etrokeo of the knife,
first cutting through the skin down
to tile joint, hitting it sqJuarely. It is a
little diflicuit to locate tis joint, but
by pressing the leg away from the side
of tho turkey it is readily found. It is
claimed that the turkey carver does
not remove the fork from the breast
iutil he has ciuite finished. Be that as
it may, it is qiuito necessary to use the
fork ini separatinig the thigh from the
drumstick, and the hip ia a favorite
p~art withl manlhy. To accomplish this
make a V shaped cut toward the joint,
holding the thigh against the side o't
the turkey with the fork. The drum
stick drops off neatly into the platter.
The next stroke removes the wing. A
deep cut through the bail and socket
joint severs tis with a part of the
breast meat. If tile knife does not
strike the joint at first, move it back
and forth, pressing the wing away
from the bodly, disclosin~g tihe ball of
the joint; thenl a cut throughl, and tile
,winig is dietachled. When this process
Is comlfieted( tihe disjointed portions
are lakd to one side of the platter or
-put on a separate .plate .to allow of
t fe tinaca for icing the breast mfeat4
W to Cure Them of Some Bad
balky horse can be cured when
Lder the saddle by a very simple
athod. Turn him around and around
his tri.ks a few times and then
ddenly straighten his head, and ho
Ill willingly, and even gladly, go for
ard. This was the method of the cel
rated John S. Rarey and has never
en known to fall, says the Washing.
a Star.
he "jibbler" differs from the balker,
msmuch as his so called vice is caus
by congestion of the brain. The
rse thus affected Is liable to bolt or
n away after one of these attacks
- is a dangerous animal.
tearing, although commonly termed
vice, is often caused by too severe a
rb. Sometimes the rearing horse
3es his balance and falls backward.
Is needless to say that the rider is
en lucky if lie or she escapes -without
loua if not fatal injury. - When the
rse rears, loosen the reins and speak
him in a soothing tone, but If he per
ts give him a sharp blow between
e ears with the butt of the whip.
is will bring him down on all fours
ith amazing quickness.
Kicking is certainly a vice. Some
nes, however, it Is caused by fear,
which case much can be accom
lished by gentle management. Ex
tly the opposite treatment of the
)arlng animal should be applied to
te kicker. Hold his head up with
ight and main, for the horse cannot
irow out both hind legs at once when
Is head Is elevated. Kicking straps
re what the name implies. A strap
tstened to the shafts over the hors6's
roup prevents kicking, but this is only
rviceable when driven in single bar
es. Shying is a dangerous fault. It
nnot properly be termed a vice, aM it
generally the result of defective
ison. Gentle treatment, soothing
rords and patient persistence in no
ustoming the animal to the dreadA
bject will often effect a cure.' To lash
horso because he shies or is tright
ned only aggravates the evil. He will
kasociate the punishment with the
rightful object and will fear it more
ind more each time he encounters it.
How to Kill On Cockroaches.
To kill cockroaches, take a quantity
f powdered white sugar and mix thor
oughly with plaster of paris, half and
half, says Good Living. Be sure that
It is powdered white sugar, for It any
ther kind is used the cockroaches will
dick out the sugar and leave the plas
r of parlis. De equally certain that
ou mix the sugar with great thorough
iess, as nearly as possible grain for
rain of the sugar and plaster; other
vise the roaches will fatten on the
agar and leave the gypsmil severoly
lone. Spread the mixture on the
)aths frequented by the pestiferous
ugs, and every one will eat until it is
done stiff and dead. Then you can
weep them up and burn or throw
hein into the garbage pail. Repeated
pplcations as often as necessary will
oon rid the premises. This method
vas pursued secretly for yeats by an
xpert, who made a large fortune out
f the English government for cleai
ng the roaches out of the postoffices
and other buildings. He was paid $25
a night, and, while many had tried for
ears to pry into the secret method, it
wan discovered only lately.
how to Clona Soiled Hard Wood.
Spread paraflln ol on the soiled
woodwork, and let it stanid for an hour
or more to soften the dirt, then wash
wvith soap and warm water and wipe
dry. Next rub on a mixture of par
affln oil and turpentine- one-third tur
entine and t wo-thirds oil. P'olish with
oft old flannel. Let it rest an hour or
two, then polish wvith soft old linen.
f the surface is very dull, dirty and
cratched, instead of washing with
oap and water add moure oil and sprini
ie powdlere~d rotten stone over it. Rub
ently and regularly, first with a cir
~uar motion and thenu with the grain
t the wood. Wihen the surface is
~mooth and~ bright wipe off the rotten
tne and finish as you would after
ashing with soap and water.
:1ow to Care F'or Chzildren's Hair.
Miothers should teach their girls to
~are for their hair as early as possible,
avs the New York World. If a girl
is coaxed Into the habit of giving her.
ocks a hundred strokes with a cleatn
>rush every morning and every even
ng and braiding them loosely for bed,
he foundation for a future beautiful
ead of hair wvill be laid. Too many
hildren are allowed to go to bed with
heir hair in a tousled condition, only
o have it jerked and t'angled hastily,
vaen school time comnes round. Such
apractice is disastrous to the nerves,
f a sensitive child and ruinous to the.
ir. Never allow one child to use the
other's hairbrush.
flow to Remove Rust From Fine steel.
Rust can be conveniently removed
from instruments and other steel ob)
jects by laying themi in kerosene
Paraffin oil is the best preservaitiv*
against rust, and thesmost conlvenientI
way of applying it without getting an
unnecessarily thick coating Is as fol
lows: One' part of the oil is disslve
'ni 200 parts of benzine, and the objects,
after being thoroughiy dried and warm
ed, are plunged ini the fhild. Whoa
removed from the gluld the benaine Is
allowed to evaporate in a dry room,
hown to Wre#hen UII Gilt Frame.
To freshen up gilt frames wipe with
acloth moistened in oil of turpentino '1
and let the framue dry tyithout rubbing,
or the frameG may be carefuully dusted
and then waished with the whites of
three eggs, into which an ounce of sod1e. 2
as been beaten. If the frame is nick
d to show the wood beneath, touch
hese spots up flrst with ar ood Quai

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